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California Earthquake Hazard Reduction


Published December 8, 1985


Description: Bruce Bolt discusses the lessons learned from the two great earthquakes of 1985, in Chile and Mexico. They can help California improve the cost-effective mitigation of earthquake hazards in the state. He says that there is a lot of new knowledge that needs to be moved into practice. Bolt also talks about California's 5-year hazard reduction program, which the legislature was just enacting. Bolt was a professor of seismology and director of the Seismographic Stations at the University of California, Berkeley, 1963-91.

Additional content notes: Bolt is introduced (00:29), Bolt begins speaking (04:04), question and answer session begins (33:08)

Collection Guide: Commonwealth Club of California records

Accession Number: 2003c87_a_19851208

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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).


Source 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Run time 00:59:12
Label / Recorded by Commonwealth Club of California
Language English
Contact Information Hoover Institution Archives, 434 Galvez Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-6010 Phone: (650) 723-1754 Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu

Notes

Speaker: Bolt, Bruce A.

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